human beings in general <the whole world is waiting to see how this crisis will play out>
the celestial body on which we live <worried about the effects of pollution on the world>
the whole body of things observed or assumed <theories about the origin of the world>
a huge physical or conceptual distance <liberal attitudes that are a world away from his neighbors' backward mentality>
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